Montreal for me has a strong hold even though i have not lived there for years.When i go back something washes over me,a sense of roots.I tend to walk a lot and i enjoy walking the city from Atwater market to Jean Talon .From the McGill ghetto to the Main.From the lions statues at the […]
Last week for the first time i visited the graves of my grandparents ,my Bobbie and Zaidie (yiddish) while i was in Montreal. As i stared at their gravestones many feelings washed over me .These are my roots ,my origins,my heart buried there with them .These are the people who fostered in me a love […]
I drew this picture when I was 6 years old I just found it recently and I googled the original just now and this is the first time I have seen it since I was 10 when our house burned down and the painting burnt down with it This is very exciting for me !!!!
ghost towns March 10, 2014 at 8:01am One of the things i love doing is visiting ghost towns.I consult books and seek out back dirt roads and have traipsed all over the West indulging in my preoccupation.I have been throughout California,Utah .idaho ,Montana,South Dakota,Wyoming,Colorado,Arizona and New Mexico in my pursuit of the glory of the […]
One of the things i love doing is visiting ghost towns.I consult books and seek out back dirt roads and have traipsed all over the West indulging in my preoccupation.I have been throughout California,Utah .idaho ,Montana,South Dakota,Wyoming,Colorado,Arizona and New Mexico in my pursuit of the glory of the Old West.Tombstone and Deadwood and Virginia City […]
this picture is of my father taken on top of Mount Tamalpais just outside San Francisco.I was in San Francisco on business,the record business and I decided to leave it all and move to Israel and join the army .I called up my dad in Montreal where he was working at his record company and […]
I grew up with lefty parents who came out of the ghetto now called Le Plateau in Montreal in a bohemian household rife with books and art and music ( my father owned a record company) .Among the paintings that hung in our home were those of Roualt and Picasso and Degas who […]
I placed this story on a site online called Growing up in the Plateau.This was the immigrant area my parents grew up in ,the old Jewish Lower East Side of Montreal and i lived there as a hippie A week after i joined there was a story called the Jews that one of the members […]